My Turn: A fix in search of a law

...interest was undermined when the Chief Justice voted in agreement with lawyer...candidate. Suggesting that the Chief Justice should have exercised tie-breaking...Kelly's implication that the Chief Justice should refrain from breaking ties...
Empire Editorial: On the court

...three members of the Alaska Bar Association, three non-lawyer members confirmed by the Alaska Legislature, and the chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court.Sen. Kelly has proposed a constitutional amendment that would double the number of non-lawyer...
Fabe stresses importance of rural, tribal relations

JUNEAU - Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe on Wednesday stressed the importance of working...addressing the Legislature on the 50th anniversary of former Chief Justice Jay Rabinowitz's appointment to the state Supreme...
State | AK legislature
State retirement benefits at stake

...2005 to 2010) before the repeal went into effect. As Chief Justice Dana Fabe noted, that actually caused a rush of former...benefits and the states not obligated to do anything."Chief Justice Dana Fabe, who sat at the bench alongside judges Peter...
Three things to watch in this week's Legislature

...constituents and various groups. The bill, as proposed, would take effect Jan. 1, 2017. State of the JudiciaryThe chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court, Dana Fabe, is scheduled to deliver the traditional State of the Judiciary address to...
State | AK legislature
Judging judicial selections

...council seats seven members: the Chief Justice of the Alaska Supreme Court...confirmed by the Legislature and the chief justice only votes to break ties. The...require all members, excluding the chief justice, to be confirmed by a majority...
State | AK legislature
Legislators file first round of bills

...vacancies in Alaska. The council currently has seven members: three public members, three non-attorney members and the chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court. Would appear on the 2016 general election ballot.
Local | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Dec. 22, 2014

...David Teal, director of the legislative finance division. Carpeneti is the daughter of former Alaska Supreme Court chief justice Walter Carpeneti, who delivered the oath of office to Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott at this month's inauguration.Thumbs...
Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

...Nelson A. Rockefeller was sworn in as the 41st vice president of the United States in the U.S. Senate chamber by Chief Justice Warren Burger with President Gerald R. Ford looking on (in a first for the Senate, the proceeding was televised...
High court creates elder task force

Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe has created a task force to improve how the justice system responds to elders and other vulnerable adults.According...


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